Seeing the Startup Mindset in Action at PickHacks 2019

So many young people today are interested in technology, but there’s sometimes a lack of opportunities for them to get hands-on experience designing, building and pitching products in front of industry professionals. The PickHacks 2019 hackathon, a student-founded...

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Eunice the Unit: The Secret Life of Code

Meet Eunice. Eunice is a unit of code, and she and other units like her are what coders live to write, or at least write to live. A unit of code is the smallest testable part of an application. Coders like to break their code into pieces, such as units, so that it’s...

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This New Collaborative Reality

In the 1990s, Intel released an early Pentium-class CPU that produced an error when doing floating-point math. Former Intel CEO Andy Grove considered it to be a minor rounding error, so he and his management team decided to release the chip anyway. Soon after internet...

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Designing Decision Science to Drive Business Decisions

Decision Science is an iterative process that constantly evaluates the problem being solved, the data being used, and the models or outputs being produced. This constant refinement helps ensure the outcome of the decision science process is accurate and relevant to...

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How Companies Benefit From More Women in Technology

I’ve noticed in recent years that more people are beginning to focus on women in technology. Over my career, I’ve observed a slow but steady increase in the number of colleagues who are women — especially at 1904labs, where we have 17 women across various departments...

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Hacking New Opportunity and Hope

This year’s Talent Showcase was a day to remember. Hear from an important supporter of the program, Everett Johnson, on the importance of the program to him personally: Lift for Life Academy Just south of Busch Stadium you'll find a growing, inner-city charter school...

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Happy New Year (& National Technology Day) from 1904

1904labs is always harnessing technology in the smartest and most innovative ways possible. So, then, what better day to reflect on our company and its culture than National Technology Day? Since 2016, we have been helping our clients build the right thing the right...

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Peering Through The Cloud

...on the shoulders of giants Greek mythology tells us of a tutor named Cedalion who helped heal the giant Orion after he was blinded. To find the help they needed, Cedalion climbed upon the shoulders of the giant so that he could see through the dense forests before...

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Designing Cloud Services

When 1904labs was founded two years ago, we launched with a vision of helping enterprise customers transition their applications and data to the cloud. A move to the cloud can save a lot of money on infrastructure, but it does require a shift in engineering to take...

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The Five Ss: Locking Down a Design in #HCDAgile

For a very long time, Human-Centered Designers (HCD) have struggled with the intersection of validity and efficiency when working in Agile development environments. What do I mean by that? Lots of HCD folks have been trained in traditional research methods, such as...

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Growth Culture – No Choice But to Succeed

Growth Culture - No Choice But to Succeed Transcript We have no choice but to be a successful company because we'll have clients that are saying, "Wow you have the most energized workforce. You have the most interesting...

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